Come Explore the Wild World and Become a Champion for Wildlife

Zoo Volunteers are dedicated to furthering the mission of Utah’s Hogle Zoo of Creating Champions for Wildlife. Volunteers assist keepers in providing the highest level of animal welfare and support zoo programs that inspire conservation action through guest education, adventure, and life experiences.​

Hogle Zoo strives to provide inclusive service opportunities that promote wildlife stewardship while fostering worthwhile, purposeful experiences for our volunteers.​

Current UHZ Volunteer Portal 

Volunteer Portal Login

Find Your Niche with One of Our Zoo Teams

Start your zoo journey by completing an application.

Click on roles to learn more and find links to the corresponding applications.

Volunteer Interviews are held in February and September.

Long-Term Volunteer Roles

Zoo Guide

Zoo Aide

Zoo Diver

Summer Teen Program

Short-Term Volunteer Possibilities

Conservation Field Technician

Jordan River Restoration Volunteer

Group Volunteer

All Long-Term Volunteers Must

  • Meet age requirements for volunteer role
  • Complete an online application and interview
  • Complete New Volunteer Orientation
  • Pay annual dues of $20.00 (Note: financial assistance is available)
  • Provide authorization of background check
  • Submit a negative TB test
  • Attend mandatory trainings
  • Commit to one year of service (one season for Summer Program)

For additional information, contact [email protected].

Current volunteers can click on the button below to record their volunteer hours.